FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 16 April 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in August 2004, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 22 OctCardiff City6 - 1Crewe Alex.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 19 MarCardiff City1 - 1Crewe Alex.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 07 AugCrewe Alex.2 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 20 MarCrewe Alex.0 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 27 SepCardiff City3 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP
2002/2003Sat 03 MayCrewe Alex.1 - 1Cardiff CityLGE1
2002/2003Sat 28 SepCardiff City2 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the The Railwaymen in those games, with 9 conceded.

The away form of Cardiff City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bluebirds have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crewe Alex. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 38 points from their 43 games thus far. Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 59 from their 43 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crewe Alex.631210610
Cardiff City61145114

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Railwaymen, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Cardiff City 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.